Font Font, n. [AS. font, fant, fr. L. fons, fontis, spring, fountain; cf. OF. font, funt, F. fonts, fonts baptismaux, pl. See {Fount}.] 1. A fountain; a spring; a source. [1913 Webster]

Bathing forever in the font of bliss. --Young. [1913 Webster]

2. A basin or stone vessel in which water is contained for baptizing. [1913 Webster]

That name was given me at the font. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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